July 23, 2016 09:15
In Washington state, the Department of Ecology’s Water Quality Program proposes that $137 million be directed toward 103 projects across the state for clean water infrastructure. Most of the ...
July 21, 2016 09:15
The North Carolina State Senate is debating a repeal of nutrient management rules for the Neuse, Tar- Pamlico, Falls Lake and Jordan Lake watersheds. Proponents of the repeal say that the rules ...
July 19, 2016 09:14
Hartford Iron & Metal has been fined $60,000 and ordered to stop discharging PCB-contaminated stormwater into city sewers. The scrap yard admittedly has allowed PCB-laced stormwater to run off...
July 17, 2016 09:14
In an effort to avoid fines for noncompliance, eleven local Pennsylvania governments are banding together in an Intergovernmental Stormwater Committee to help each other handle increasingly stri...
July 15, 2016 12:09
Under the terms of the consent decree, the city will have to adopt new ordinances eliminating illicit discharges, and reviewing all construction projects that disturb more than one acre of land. The plan also calls for completing $231,000 in stormwater projects, and implementing stormwater BMPs....
May 20, 2016 01:41
SWPPPs for sites smaller than one acre may be substantially easier to file, following the publishing of a simplified single-lot permit template by the EPA. The new permit is less than 20 pages, ...
May 18, 2016 01:41
Since switching to a web-based application process in November 2015, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) has approved at least 100 online applications for stormwater construc...
May 16, 2016 04:32
The Grand Valley Drainage District of Grand Junction, Colorado, has already collected more than $10,000 in stormwater fees in spite of uncertainty as to whether they are allowed to do so....
April 15, 2016 09:50
The mayor of Escondido, California, violated state runoff control regulations when he resurfaced a parking lot last year without a stormwater control system. Switching from compressed gra...
April 13, 2016 09:51
City officials and the Park District of Elmhurst, Illinois, are at odds with one another over a $100,000 shut-off valve that nearly stalled a stormwater detention project. The project will re...

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